Review: could Losartan cause Leg pain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 1, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.9/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 12,818 people who take Losartan. Among them, 10 have Leg pain. See who they are, when they have Leg pain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Losartan (latest outcomes from 13,748 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Losartan include high blood pressure, breathing difficulty, weakness, dizziness, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Leg pain (latest reports from 1,871 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, allergies.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 11,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 10 people (0.09%) have Leg Pain.
Time on Losartan when people have Leg pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Leg pain||0.00%||22.22%||11.11%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Leg pain when taking Losartan * :
|Leg pain||60.00%||40.00% |
Age of people who have Leg pain when taking Losartan * :
|Leg pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||10.00%||90.00% |
Severity of Leg pain when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Leg pain||0.00%||30.00%||50.00%||20.00% |
How people recovered from Leg pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Leg pain||14.29%||14.29%||71.43% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (4 people, 40.00%)
- High blood pressure (4 people, 40.00%)
- Arthritis - osteoarthritis (1 people, 10.00%)
- Gerd (1 people, 10.00%)
- Promotion of peripheral circulation (1 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (3 people, 30.00%)
- Amlodipine besylate (2 people, 20.00%)
- Omeprazole (1 people, 10.00%)
- Nystatin (1 people, 10.00%)
- Multivitamin (1 people, 10.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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